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women outlive men, had leverage in marriage, and single women were criticized (Salem Witch Trials)
Stretched from the end of the Glorious Revolution to Sugar Act. Britain did not meddle with the colonies
Greatly effected Colonies b/c of high literacy rates. Ideas spread through colleges. Base of republicanism and revolutionary ideals later seen ex. John Locke = natural rights
On the Necessity of Taking Up Arms
John Dickinson, 1775, Explained the policies colonists had objection with
Done by Paul Revere, made the British look evil/belligerent, colonists seemed innocent.
Treaty of Paris (1763)
France ceded land to UK. UK Became the dominant power in Eastern America. After French and Indian War
Acts preventing the colonies from trading with anyone besides Britain. Expands British trade and limits colonies trade.
Persecuted in England, settled in NE, intolerant of other religions. Believed in predestination.
(AKA Society of Friends, named Quakers because one of their most prominent speakers shook as he spoke) : Persecuted, settled in PA, tolerant.
Holy experiment, allowed all religions to settle, sold land cheap, encouraged immigration (Attracted mostly Germans who moved to Lehigh Valley)
Gov't gave land to wealthy who sent people from UK to work the land to get people over to America
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